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Danger: True Stories of Trouble and Survival (Travelers' Tales Guides)

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"Most travelers encounter danger somewhere along their paths whether they like it or not. For some it is exciting, for others just plain terrifying. Here are 28 awe-inspiring stories of trouble and survival guaranteed to give you the thrill without the suffering. From mountain ice to jungle rot, bombed-out villages to urban ghettos, wild animals to depraved humans, these writers struggle with life, death, and their very sanity."--BOOK JACKET.

Synopsis:

Here are 28 awe-inspiring stories of danger and survival, guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Whether trapped in an underwater cave, escaping an avalanche, fending off a thug, or surviving a storm at sea, each author faces moments of raw terror and finds deep reserves of courage. From mountain ice to jungle rot, from bombed-out villages and urban ghettos to wild animals and depraved humans, our authors struggle with life, death, and their very sanity on their travels. Notable authors include Sebastian Junger, Eric Hansen, Peter Maass, Bill Buford, Janine Jones, and William T. Vollmann.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885211323
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean; O'Reilly, James; Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
Cahill, Tim
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
Habegger, Larry
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Anecdotes
Subject:
Survival skills
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
Disasters
Subject:
Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes.
Subject:
Disasters -- Anecdotes.
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - General
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 14.11 lb

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Here are 28 awe-inspiring stories of danger and survival, guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Whether trapped in an underwater cave, escaping an avalanche, fending off a thug, or surviving a storm at sea, each author faces moments of raw terror and finds deep reserves of courage. From mountain ice to jungle rot, from bombed-out villages and urban ghettos to wild animals and depraved humans, our authors struggle with life, death, and their very sanity on their travels. Notable authors include Sebastian Junger, Eric Hansen, Peter Maass, Bill Buford, Janine Jones, and William T. Vollmann.
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